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thanks for answering my last question!!! i'm curious what my browning .270 a-bolt winchester is uncapable of hunting? (in terms

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  • rudyglove27
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    Agreed with idduckhntr and + 1 for you sir!!!

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  • IanS
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    I would not hesitate to go on a moose hunt with mine. If a bear was coming at me I'd be emptying my clip in a hurry and I'm sure he'd drop too. Use 150 grain bullets. A 30-06 in the same spot as a 270 won't make any difference.

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  • Jim in Mo
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    You can kill anything you want. Deer, elk, grizzly, cape buf, elephant. Oh yes you need to shoot them where it counts. Best stick to 500 lb animals.

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  • Beekeeper
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    You can leave elephant and rhino off your list. Cape Buffalo is a stretch but still possible with the right bullet and the right placement. Larger bears are also a bit of a stretch.

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  • hunt_fish_sleep
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    There is really no clear-cut answer to the question. Bullet placement, bullet placement, bullet placement is the best answer I can give. I personally wouldn't go any larger than Elk and Black Bears. My uncle took a moose with a 50" spread with his .270, but that isn't something I would try. I would, however, trust a .30-06 to reliably kill any big game in North America up to and including grizzlies.

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  • idduckhntr
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    Lets be safe with a 150 grain partion or barnes you are good to black bear and moose the big thing is good rifle good bullets and practice.

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  • shane
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    Technically, it's capable of killing practically any game animal. It's a little light for elk, but acceptable. I don't know anyone that uses one for moose, but I guess that would be doable too. People have hunted lions with a .270, but not that's not the best idea, supposedly. Lions are thin skinned and wimps, but everyone says you have to pretty much use a buffalo gun. I'd say elk is about the limit.

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  • idduckhntr
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    Steve I have a friend that went on a Dall sheep hunt and although no sheep were taken his guide told him to please place a bullet in a 9' grizz and so he did, said the bear only went 50 yrds and droped. I would not have done it, I would also look at the guide and ask him if he had soft spots in his head. NO I would not recomend a 270 for anything that weighs 800 pounds with teeth unless it is all I had for everything else it will promptly knock them dead as hell.

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  • steve182
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    Don't plan on hunting Grizzlies with it.

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  • Big O
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    Everything up to Black bears, would'nt go bigger though.

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  • thanks for answering my last question!!! i'm curious what my browning .270 a-bolt winchester is uncapable of hunting? (in terms

    thanks for answering my last question!!! i'm curious what my browning .270 a-bolt winchester is uncapable of hunting? (in terms of big game for rifles.) thanks again everyone. i'm still learning.

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